Bianca Andreescu became the youngest grand slam champion since Maria Sharapova in 2006. She beat Serena Williams 6:3/7:5 in the US Open to prevent the US veteran from reaching the record-breaking 24th Grand Slam. The 19-year-old teenager became Canada’s first grand slam player after surprisingly beating Williams, which is the fourth defeat in a row in the grand slam finals. Andreеscu also caught up with Monica Seles, who reached the grand slam title in her fourth grand slam.
Williams lost the first gem with two consecutive double-serve errors by Arthur Ash. That set the tone for the match and Andreescu took advantage of all the mistakes of the opponent, leading 1-0 in sets. In the second set, the Canadian led 5-1, before Serena leveled to 5-5, but then the teenager made a break to earn the biggest victory in a short career.
“I felt many, many things before the match like never before. I played in the final in New York against Serena. I was trying to breathe deeply from the moment i got up in the morning. I was doing the same thing with the sword, holding my nerves. We all know the audience wanted Serena to win, and I’m sorry. But this year I had a dream come true, “said Andrescu.
“I love Bianca, she’s a beautiful girl. But I think this is the worst match for me in the tournament and it’s hard when you know you could have done better. Bianca has played great, knows how to put pressure on your game. For me there is no excuse for such a defeat, “Serena said.
We congratulate Bianca and wish her many successes in her career.